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Bracken County, Kentucky

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Bracken County, Kentucky
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,303
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,303
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,486
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,488
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 377
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,882
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 74.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $102,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $998
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $298
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $614
Building permits, 2019 NA
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 3,377
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 81.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 65.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 13.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 59.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 53.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 0
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 25,632
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $3,018
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 36.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $45,827
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,480
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 92
Total employment, 2018 941
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 33,853
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -3.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 554
All firms, 2012 923
Men-owned firms, 2012 441
Women-owned firms, 2012 377
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 892
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 103
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 772
Population per square mile, 2010 41.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 205.61
FIPS Code 21023
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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